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  1. GCSE Leisure and Tourism Introduction to Leisure and Tourism UNIT 2 N.B. Your macro security will have to be set to at least ‘medium’ for best results

  2. Activities Click a box to choose an activity (A red border indicates an interactive activity). 1 11 21 31 41 51 2 12 22 32 42 52 3 13 23 33 43 53 44 54 4 14 24 34 5 15 25 35 45 6 16 26 36 46 7 17 27 37 47 8 18 28 38 48 9 19 29 39 49 10 20 30 40 50 NOTE: Drag and drop activities require your PowerPoint macro security to be set to ‘medium’

  3. By clicking the right hand side of the green boxes, answer true or false to the following questions Activity 1 TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE

  4. Activity 2 City Break, Short Break, Activity holiday, Special Interest Holiday, Visiting Friends and Relatives, Sports tourism. A number of terms connected to leisure tourism have been introduced in the section above. Very often a holiday can cover more than one of the terms. For example: Gareth, Rebecca and their father, travel from Cardiff to London for three nights to stay with their grandfather. While in London they watch Wales play England at Twickenham as well as visiting the London Eye and the London Dungeon. This holiday involves: A short break – because they are only away for three nights A city break – because they are visiting London Visiting friends and relatives – because they are staying with their grandfather Sports tourism – because they are going to a major sporting event Create five other holidays and identify the types of tourism involved. Turn to next page ….

  5. Activity 2 – Class Example Description of holiday..

  6. Activity 3 Drag and drop the correct word in the column on the right which fits the business travel and tourism activity described. Trade fair Conference/convention Meeting Corporate hospitality Conference

  7. Activity 4 The World Travel Market is the major trade fair for the travel and tourism industry and takes place in London each autumn. The website for the event is www.wtmlondon.com Visit this site and answer the questions below. 1. What are the dates and times of the World Travel Market? 2. What is the name of the venue where it is held? 3. Name four methods of travelling to the venue. 4. Suggest why it is important for people working in the travel and tourism industry to visit the World Travel Market.

  8. Activity 5 Summarise the main differences between leisure travel, business travel and VFR travel using the following table.

  9. Activity 6 Use websites and other research methods to find out two examples of each of the following attractions and destinations in Wales or other areas of the United Kingdom.

  10. Activity 7 Drag and drop the city name to the correct iconic world famous attraction Sydney Barcelona Los Angeles Toronto Paris New York Las Vegas Beijing London San Francisco

  11. Activity 8 For an area with which you are familiar, such as a city or National Park, plan a visit for either for a group of ‘culture vultures’ or ‘adrenaline junkies’. Suggest why the activities and visits you plan would appeal to the group. Give as much information as possible about the activities and visits.

  12. Activity 9 Choose one country in Asia, such as India, China or Thailand and research some of the natural and cultural attractions which might appeal to visitors from the UK.

  13. Activity 10 ‘Beach bums’ might damage their health if they spend too much time in the sun and do not protect their skin against sun burn. Design a poster warning people about the dangers of spending too much time in the hot sun, adding suitable images.

  14. Activity 11 By clicking the right hand side of the green boxes, answer true or false to the following questions TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE You should have answered false to seven questions. For these, write out a sentence giving the true answer.

  15. Activity 12 Use different websites to find out the cost of the tourist activities listed below. For each activity provide as much information as possible.

  16. Activity 13 In which decade did each of the following take place? Drag and drop the events to the correct decade. The Channel Tunnel opened so that people had more choice in travelling to Europe. Turkey and Greece became popular destinations for package holidays. People went on day visits to seaside towns because they could not afford holidays. National Parks were set up in the United Kingdom for the first time. Expedia and Lastminute.com became popular companies for booking holidays. Package holidays began to the Mediterranean coast of Spain. 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s Workers became entitled to holiday pay for the first time. The USA started to become a popular long haul destination. Budget airlines started to offer cheap fares. There was an increase in the number of cars allowing people to travel to different parts of the United Kingdom.

  17. Activity 14 Use the internet and other sources to find out the year in which each of the events in the table below took place.

  18. Activity 15 Draw annotations around the photograph below to show some of the advantages of typical package holiday destinations:

  19. Activity 16 • Obtain some brochures from a high street travel agent. (One brochure between a group of four will be sufficient). • Alternatively go online to Thomas Cook or Thompson Holidays to look at what is available. • Look for holidays which would suit the following groups of people: • A family with two children under 5 who can only travel in June. • A family with three teenage children who must travel in the school holidays • A group of six girls in their early 20’s who want to travel in September. They can only spend up to £300 each on their holiday. • A couple in their 60’s who want to travel in May, and do not want to be on the coast. • For each group: • Suggest a suitable resort and explain why you have chosen the resort • Describe the hotel or other accommodation the group will stay in • Work out the rough cost of the holiday • Suggest some suitable activities • Describe what the weather is likely to be like • Name the UK airport the flight leaves from and state how long the flight takes as well as the departure and arrival times

  20. Activity 17 • Have you been on a package holiday? Discuss in groups the holidays you have been on and describe what was good and bad about them. • Summarise the advantages and disadvantages of package holidays. • Say why you think package holidays are good or bad.

  21. Activity 18 • Consider the groups of tourists you worked with in Exercise 16: • A family with two children under 5 who can only travel in June. • A family with three teenage children who must travel in the school holidays • A group of six girls in their early 20’s who want to travel in September. They can only spend up to £300 each on their holiday. • A couple in their 60’s who want to travel in May, and do not want to be on the coast. • Using the following websites: • www.lastminute.com • www.expedia.com • www.travelocity.com • www.ebookers.com • See if you can ‘self-book’ holidays for the same groups. You may also use airline and accommodation provider websites as well.

  22. Activity 19 • Use the websites of major car hire companies such as Hertz.co.uk and Avis.co.ukto look up the costs of the following car hire requests. • A couple flying to Bordeaux in France in early July and requiring a small car for four days. • A family of five needing an estate car or people carrier flying to Berlin in August and needing the car for two weeks. • Two couples travelling to Calgary in Canada and requiring a SUV vehicle for three weeks, returning the vehicle to Vancouver Airport.

  23. Activity 20 By clicking the right hand side of the green boxes, answer true or false to the following statements TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE

  24. Activity 21 There are many popular locations for cruise holidays. Locate the following areas on a map of the world: The coast of Norway The Baltic Sea The Caribbean Sea The Azores and Canary Islands in the western Atlantic The Mediterranean Sea The coast of Alaska The River Nile The River Danube River cruises are also popular on some rivers, in particular:

  25. Activity 22 • For any two of the cruise ships from the list below, search the internet to find about the details and facilities available on the ships and make a comparison. • Carnival Conquest • Independence of the Seas • Arcadia • Disney Magic

  26. Activity 23 • Produce some promotional material to persuade a family that has never been on a cruise holiday before to try one. • You could produce: • A poster • A wall display • A PowerPoint • A leaflet • You could use brochures produced by cruise companies or you could visit the websites of following cruise lines: • Royal Caribbean Cruises • Princes Cruises • Carnival Cruise Line • Celebrity Cruises • Disney Cruise Line • Crystal Cruise • Remember that your material has to persuade the family to take a cruise for the first time. • Give some ideas about the places which could be visited on the cruise. • Give details about the facilities and activities available on board.

  27. Activity 24 Find out some information about ‘packages’ to the following events and give some guide to the price being charged: The Monaco F1 Grand Prix Wales against England or France at the Millennium Stadium in the Six Nations Rugby competition A day at the Ryder Cup A day at a cricket Test match between England and another country The Champions League final or semi-final.

  28. Activity 25 Produce a programme for a five day activity holiday for a group of six people coming to Wales from France. The group are keen on mountain-based activities. They want to try a different activity on each day. They can either travel to North Wales or West Wales for their activity holiday. Give details of the what the activities could be, where they might take place, how much they might cost and where the group might stay.

  29. Activity 26 Draw annotations around the photograph below to show some of the features of winter sports holidays :

  30. Activity 27 Explain fully why winter sports holidays appeal to so many people. Notes:

  31. Activity 28 The country of New Zealand is a popular destination for adventure holidays. Type ‘Adventure holidays New Zealand’ into a search engine and you will find a great deal of information on a number of adventure holidays available. Look through what is on offer from a number of tour operators. 1. Select an adventure holiday offered and say why it would appeal to you. 2. Select an adventure holiday offered and say why it might appeal to an older member of your family. 3. What one activity would you like to experience as part of your adventure holiday? Why does it appeal to you? 4. Suggest what activities you think you would not enjoy doing, and say why.

  32. Activity 29 London is a popular city for short break holidays. Plan a three day, two night visit to London, travelling by train from your home town. Use the template below as a starting point and add as much information as you can. Train times

  33. Activity 30 Drag and drop the best choice of land transport for each of the customer groups below and for each give a brief reason for your choice. You can only use each type of transport once. Car Coach Bus Train Taxi Underground Sightseeing bus

  34. Activity 31 Use websites to find out the cost of ferries between Dover and the French port of Calais, for dates in early August. The customer group is a family of four and they are travelling by car, returning after two weeks. Use the website: www.pandoferries.com and www.seafrance.com Also, find out the costs of ferries between Wales and Ireland in August.

  35. Activity 32 Airports and airlines are commercial organisations aiming to make a profit. Airlines make a profit through carrying passengers, whereas airports make a profit by charging airlines to land on the runways. These are known as landing charges. At Heathrow the major airlines are the established ‘full service’ carriers such as British Airways. At other UK airports the users include the low cost airlines such as Ryanair and easyJet. Traditionally, major airlines such as British Airways and Air France were known as ‘flag carriers’ and may have been publicly owned. Today these airlines are owned by private sector organisations. All major airlines such as British Airways and Ryanair operate a scheduled service. On popular short haul routes to destinations such as Paris and Barcelona, the prices charged by traditional airlines may be similar to those of the low cost carriers. Low cost airlines do not fly on long haul flights to the USA and other destinations outside of Europe. Low cost carriers have also had an impact on the operations of other travel and tourism organisations. More travellers are now able and prepared to book their flight directly with the carrier rather than using travel agents. Furthermore, airlines have been responsible for self- packagingwhich is where the traveller books their own flights, accommodation and other transport, rather than buying a traditional package holiday. Fill in the missing words in the passage by dragging the words shown below to the spaces: long haul flag carriers full service landing charges self-packaging scheduled short haul low cost commercial

  36. Activity 33 Mark the following major airports on the UK map. First use the circles, then the labels. London Heathrow London Stansted Birmingham Manchester Cardiff Newcastle Bristol Glasgow Belfast International East Midlands

  37. Activity 34 A family living in Cardiff want to visit Disney in Paris for a short break. They have three children, one of which is a wheelchair-user. The children are aged 14, 12, and 11. The family has to choose when to go and what would be the best way to travel. Undertake some research and then explain the factors they need to consider in making their choice of method of travel to Paris. Notes:

  38. Activity 35 • Answer the questions below about UK coastal tourist destinations. • Which major resort is in West Sussex? • Which major resort is on the Yorkshire Coast? • Which major resort has a famous tower? • About how many years ago did these resorts start to develop? • In which part of Wales is Llandudno? • In which part of Wales is Tenby? • Name one seaside resort in Cornwall. • Name one National Park in England which has a coastal area. • Name the National Park in Wales which has a coastal area. • What is special about part of the Dorset Coast?

  39. Activity 36 Mark the coastal resorts and areas listed below. Bournemouth Brighton Blackpool Scarborough Tenby Llandudno The Pembrokeshire Coast Exmoor, The Dorset Coast Use the highlighter tool to mark the resorts, and remember to colour the boxes above to complete the key.

  40. Activity 37 Answer the questions below about coastal areas in Europe. About how many people each year visit the coastal areas around the Mediterranean Sea? Name two countries which have a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. Name two coastal resorts in Spain. Name one Spanish ‘costa’. Name one of the Balearic islands. Name one resort on the French ‘Riviera’. Name one island off the coast of Italy. Name one island in Greece. Which Mediterranean island has historic connections to the UK? On which coast is the area known as the Algarve?

  41. Activity 38 Mark the coastal resorts and areas listed below. Use the highlighter tool to mark the resorts, and remember to colour the boxes above to complete the key. Costa del Sol in Spain The Algarve in Portugal Majorca Malta The French Riviera Corfu and Crete in Greece Sardinia The Atlantic Coast of France Croatia Tunisia

  42. Activity 39 Mark these important countryside destinations on the UK map below by dragging the numbers to the appropriate regions. The Brecon Beacons National Park Snowdonia National Park The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park The Lake District National Park The Peak District National Park The Yorkshire Dales National Park The Gower Coast The Heritage Coast of Dorset 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 8

  43. Activity 40 Identify in which of the UK tourist cities in the box below can the major attractions be found Stratford-upon-Avon Cambridge Manchester Canterbury London Cardiff Chester

  44. Activity 41 Using the format on the page above, produce a ‘mini guide’ to a tourist city in Europe or the USA.

  45. Activity 42 Study the list of attractions in Cardiff and identify which tourist group they might appeal to most. ATTRACTIONS A rugby match at the Millennium Stadium A tour of Cardiff Castle Complete the same exercise for another destination you have studied. A visit to Techniquest A production at the Millennium Centre St David’s Hotel An evening at Mermaid Quay

  46. Activity 43 For the following list of different types of transport, say whether they are normally used to reach a destination, or to travel within a destination. Within the destination To get to the destination Within the destination To get to the destination Within the destination To get to the destination Within the destination To get to the destination Within the destination To get to the destination Within the destination To get to the destination Within the destination To get to the destination Within the destination To get to the destination Within the destination To get to the destination Within the destination To get to the destination

  47. Activity 44 By clicking the right hand side of the green boxes, answer true or false to the following statements TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE

  48. Activity 45 Use www.photolibrarywales.com to find images of the different types of natural attraction in Wales: 2 different lakes 2 different mountains 1 waterfall 2 beaches 1 cliff 1 waterfall 1 cave

  49. Activity 46 Draw pictograms, representing the number of visitors, to show the relative importance of some of the attractions in the table below. Source: Adapted from The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions www.alva.org.uk

  50. Activity 47 Explain why it is important for tourist destinations to have a wide range of accommodation. Answer: